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Control over my response

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Lately i have felt like a lot of things ae out of my control: work, policy, governement, taxes, mandatory fees, stuff breaking, certification issues...

but i all of a sudden found myself thinking that i do control me and how i respond to problems. I do have some emotional eating issues, but i can learn about them and teach myself to respond in better ways.

Trying to controling other people does not work and leaves me high and dry.

It will take time, practicing willpower, accepting myself and persistance in reaching my goals.
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  • no profile photo CD3480387
    Good thinking! You will reach all of your goals with this good attitude.

    Hugs Suzzy emoticon
    3433 days ago
  • ROX2013
    Way to go!! It is hard sometimes to remember we can change somethings but we can change the way they affect us. emoticon emoticon
    3434 days ago
    emoticon The Bible says there is no need for worry as worry is a waste of time, God never leaves you high and dry.

    I always turn it over to prayer but if you are not a Christian I would recommend breathing, Tony Robbins uses a 4 breath method and chants as he exhales...

    I love my life

    Just stick with your goals and spend time on what you CAN control, YOU are a winner, unique and BEAUTIFUL!
    3434 days ago

    I'll paraphrase something His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, which I fall back on many times every day.

    "If you are doing everything within your control to change a situation, there is no need to worry. If you cannot do anything to change a situation, there is still no need to worry."

    In other words: Work on what's within your control, and let the rest go. We cannot control others, only ourselves. We can be mindful of how we interact with them, so as not to provoke them--but we cannot control their reactions, only our actions and reactions to them.

    You CAN do this.

    3434 days ago
    You can do it emoticon
    3434 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5915838
    3434 days ago
    Good for you! I know you can do this!
    Stay strong, stubborn on your new lifestyle, and persistant!!!
    3434 days ago
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